This way of life has at its core the idea that you don’t do anything or say anything that can’t stand up to the light of day. If everybody you know gets to hear and see everything you do and say, will you be alright with that? That’s the question. As a woman working in … More Old Money: In Their Own Words
It was on April 22, 2013, that I created and first posted on this blog. Candidly, I thought I had about a year’s worth of things to say about The Old Money Book (published on April 8 of that same year) and Old Money culture in America. I originally wrote the book because so many … More Anniversary: Old Money Turns 5
Barbara Bush was a wife to one president and mother to another. She lived a life, I’m sure, full of challenges, both public and private. Still, she maintained a consistent grace, a certain decorum, . While I didn’t always agree with either Bush’s presidential politics, I always maintained a large measure of respect for her. … More Barbara Bush: A Class Act
I recently ran across a profile of actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the Guardian newspaper. The interview was to highlight his current appearance in the musical Chicago, now running in London. In the piece, he recounted his “Show Me The Money!” rush of fame (in the film Jerry McGuire, with Tom Cruise), recognition (and Oscar … More Common Story, Uncommon Man: Cuba Gooding Jr.
“Courage isn’t something you display tomorrow.” – Byron Tully
We address some weighty subjects on The Old Money Blog. So every once in a while–oh, let’s say on April Fools Day–it’s good to take a look in the Old Money mirror and have a laugh. We can, and should, take things seriously. Life matters. But we can’t take ourselves seriously, at least not all of … More Take a Laugh in the Mirror